DUNDEE 150 ANNIVERSARY & SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

DUNDEE 150 ANNIVERSARY EVENT & SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 The Dundee 150 Anniversary Event kicks off on Friday at 1 pm in the Hampton by Hilton Hotel. It then moves to the Bonar Hall from Saturday until Sunday 23rd, these games starting at 2 pm. Spectators are welcome, indeed, encouraged. On Saturday the Scottish Championships begin…

CLUB NIGHT UPDATE: 6/07/17

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 6th July 2017 Another eventful night at Castlehill with 12 players down. Two matches were on in the Summer due to some players being unable to play on the 13th July. As it happens, it was also the top four players on full points (6)! Both the top players started badly…

CLUB REPORT PLUS!

CLUB REPORT: Thurs 22nd June 2017. Well another busy summer night with 18 players down, with 9 of them juniors! RANDOM KNOCKOUT Semi-Final Result Agnijo Banerjee 0, Ben Volland 1 Ben’s higher grade and experience told in the end, but Agnijo gave a good account of himself and showed once he starts playing on a…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT

RANDOM KNOCKOUT COMPETITION 2016-17 Congratulations to all 4 semi-finalist, Ben Volland (J); Agnijo Banerjee (J); Roy Morris & Ray Noble. It seems we have an equal share of juniors and seniors in the Knockout semi`s. Also there will be a new name on the trophy this year! But will it be a “wet behind the…

BEN VOLLAND: AYR CONGRESS

AYR OPEN CONGRESS (FIDE rated) Sometimes things pass the radar and you only notice it later by accident. Indeed this is what happened concerning Ben Volland who only scored 2 points in the Ayr Congress. But if you look closer you get a fantastic performance from the young man! Castlehill junior, Ben Volland J13 (1626):…

BOB DUNN SUMMER REPORT

BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 No big shocks in round 2 of the summer. Roy Morris at last got the better of Tom Constance in a match. The only notable news was Robbie McLeod`s loss to Subhayu Banerjee`s when he was a Queen up! Mr McLeod, time to join the coaching sessions at 6:45pm on Thursdays! With…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT – JUNIOR SHOW TIME!

CLUB NIGHT REPORT – JUNIOR SHOW TIME! Thurs 1st June 2017 What a nights chess we had tonight. With 24 players down it was a busy night indeed! The summer round 2 was on with 6 matches playing. Also on was a last round Club Championship match between the reigning champion and leader Declan Shafi…

BOB DUNN SUMMER

BOB DUNN SUMMER

Tonight (Thurs 1st June) is the 2nd round of the Bob Dunn Summer. Please can all players be ready to start by 7:30pm. Normal time-controls in place. Any problems let me know ASAP.

TAFCA AGM & CLUB NIGHT

TAFCA AGM: Thurs 25th May 17 The TAFCA AGM takes place this Thursday 25th May at Castlehill Chess Club Dundee, 7:30pm. All TAFCA players welcome to attend. The trophy winners will also be presented with their trophies on the night. Castlehill Chess Club will still be open as usual for club night if you have…